Synthesis of the AB ring system of gambierol

Isao Kadota, Choul Hong Park, Manabu Ohtaka, Nao Oguro, Yoshinori Yamamoto

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Synthesis of the AB ring system of gambierol (1) was achieved from 2- deoxy-D-ribose. The key steps were the stereoselective allylation of the aldehyde 6, corresponding to the B ring, and the intramolecular hetero- Michael reaction of 9.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6365-6368
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number35
Publication statusPublished - Aug 27 1998
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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